(ANSA) - ROME, AUGUST 07 - Practically at the same time as the Olympic gold medal, NBA basketball star Kevin Durant has a contract extension for another four years with the BrooklynNets for 198 million dollars, almost 170 million euros.
The extension agreement, valid from the 2022/23 season, was announced yesterday by his manager, on the eve of the Tokyo 2020 final, and should allow Durant to cross the threshold of half a billion dollars earned in his NBA career. Durant averaged 26.9 points with 7.1 rebounds and 5.6 assists last season, his first with the Nets after being sidelined in 2019/20 recovering from a ruptured Achilles tendon.
Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Lakers have announced the signing of Carmelo Anthony and Kent Bazemore, also formalizing the arrival of Russell Westbrook and three future second picks in the exchange that led to the Washington Wizards Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Montrezl Harrell, Kyle Kuzma and the player just chosen. aldraft Isaiah Jackson. The Lakers have also extended coach Frank Vogel's contract. (HANDLE).